TVN’S MEDIA JOBS

TV Openings In News, Sales And Marketing

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings in marketing, sales and news from Tegna’s stations in Austin and Minneapolis, Capitol Broadcasting’s WRAL in Raleigh, and Nexstar’s station in Jackson, Miss.

MARKET SHARE | DMA 40: AUSTIN, TX

Texas Oil Investigation Earns KXAN Cronkite Award

DMA 39: AUSTIN, TX

KXAN On How To Promote A TV Investigation

DMA 39: AUSTIN, TX

KXAN Names Sydney Benter Weeknight Anchor

Nexstar-owned NBC affiliate KXAN Austin, Texas (DMA 39), today named Sydney Benter anchor of the station’s weeknight newscasts. Starting mid-December, Benter will anchor KXAN News at 5, 6 and 10 p.m., and KXAN News at 9 p.m. on The CW Austin. In her new role, Benter will join news anchor Robert Hadlock, chief weathercaster Jim Spencer and sports director Roger Wallace. […]

DMA 39; AUSTIN, TX

Sheriff Calls Out KXAN Over Twitter Picture

DMA 39: AUSTIN, TX

KXAN Adds Half-Hour To Local Lifestyle Show

Hearst, Scripps Share Cronkite Award

The station groups were cited for their “strong, clear, vocal leadership.” Other winners of the political journalism award, which is bestowed by the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism,include include KUSA Denver (two awards); KXAN Austin, Texas; WXIA Atlanta; WOI Des Moines, Iowa; KMGH Denver; and KCET Los Angeles.

Four TV Stations Among DuPont Winners

Four 2017 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards go to local television news investigations: KXAN in Austin, Texas, for documenting racial profiling, WVIT in West Hartford, Conn., for uncovering widespread faulty home construction, Indianapolis’ WTHRfor exposing a corrupt charity, and Atlanta’s WXIA for spotlighting problems with the 911 emergency system.

DMA 39

Austin Sweep: KXAN Wins Most News Slots

DMA 39: AUSTIN, TX

KXAN’s David Scott Leaving After 40 Years

DMA 39

Austin Sweeps: KVUE, KXAN Are Tops

DMA 39

Austin Sweep: KXAN Wins Most News Slots

Cozi TV Adds Four New Affiliates

Cozi TV, the classic TV multicast channel owned by NBC Owned Television Stations, today signed signed an affiliation agreement with Media General to add four new markets to the diginet beginning June 1. With the addition of the four new stations, Cozi TV now has 79 affiliates, serving nearly 84 million homes, in 74% percent […]

Cronkite Awards To Honor Five Stations

KUSA Denver, KXAN Austin, WDSU New Orleans, KPBS San Diego and WITI Milwaukee will receive the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism. Also to be recognized are Hearst TV and investigative journalists at Univision and CNBC.com. Winners were announced today by the Norman Lear Center at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.

DMA 39

Austin Sweeps: KXAN, KVUE Top Rated

DMA 40 (AUSTIN, TX)

Shannon Wolfson To Co-Anchor KXAN At 6 & 10

DMA 45

KXAN Apologizes For Missing Winning Goal

The Austin, Texas, NBC affiliate went to commercial during overtime in last night’s Stanley Cup game 4. Bad move.

DMA 45

KXAN Austin Makes Changes To Anchor Lineup

DMA 45

Shannon Wolfson Leaving KXAN-KNVA Austin

AUSTIN SWEEPS

KVUE, KXAN Lead In Nov., KTBC Takes A Tumble

DMA 47

July Austin Ratings: KXAN Still Early Eveing Champ

DMA 47 (AUSTIN, TX)

KXAN Hit With Two Racial Discrimination Suits

DMA 47 (AUSTIN, TX)

Sanders Named KXAN Weekend A.M.Anchor

DMA 47 (AUSTIN, TX)

Meteorologist Shawn Rutherford Gone From KXAN

AUSTIN SWEEPS

KXAN, KTBC Make Gains At Expense Of KVUE

DMA 47 (AUSTIN, TX)

KXAN Taps Chris Willis To Lead Investigative Team

DMA 44

Austin Weathercasters Can Take The Heat

DIGITAL DMAS

In Austin, Upstart Battles Texas-Sized Leader

Though the Austin American-Statesman dominates the city’s online media scene, The Texas Tribune, a tiny nonprofit local news site, is taking off and generating a lot of buzz for its political coverage in the Texas capital. Coming in at 20% to 21% for exposure were the market’s major TV Web sites, KVUE.com (the ABC affiliate), KXAN.com (NBC) and News8Austin.com/YNN.com (Time Warner Cable).